Tracy Mroz, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

Title: Associate Professor
Division: Occupational Therapy

Tracy Mroz is an occupational therapist and associate professor in the Department Rehabilitation Medicine. She is a health services researcher whose research agenda focuses on the impact of policy and delivery systems on access to and quality of post-acute care and subsequent outcomes for patients. Dr. Mroz has clinical experience with adults and older adults with physical disabilities across the healthcare continuum, including acute, post-acute, and community-based care.

Education and Training

  • Princeton University AB in Classics, 1999
  • Boston University MS in Occupational Therapy, 2005 
  • Johns Hopkins University PhD in Health Services Research and Policy, 2013
  • Group Health Research Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2013-14

Notable Awards

  • 2018 Washington Occupational Therapy Association Roster of Merit Award
  • 2023 American Occupational Therapy Association Roster of Fellows

Clinical Interests

Occupational therapy practice in geriatrics, acute care, post-acute care, and home and community-based services.

Teaching Interests

Dr. Mroz's teaching responsibilities include leadership and management in occupational therapy for the OT program and epidemiological and health services approaches to rehabilitation research for the PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences program.

Research Interests

Dr. Mroz's research interests include health policy, access to and quality of post-acute care, and delivery of rehabilitation services and outcomes for older adults.

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